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Sale 1114 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History, featuring the F. Christian Killien, M.D. Collection

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 9-10 December, 2015

Category — Cayman Islands thru Ceylon

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
951
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 951, Cayman Islands thru CeylonCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1905, 2-1/2p Ultramarine (10; SG 10), CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1905, 2-1/2p Ultramarine (10; SG 10)CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1905, 2-1/2p Ultramarine (10; SG 10). With nicely struck and legible "East End, Grand Cayman AP ?" double-circle datestamp", without year date which is often the case, Very Fine, one of the rarest Cayman Island postmarks used from this small post office in far east Grand Cayman, known with two types of postmarks with this being the earlier and scarcer type

E. 100-150
0
952
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 952, Cayman Islands thru CeylonCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, "Pd -1/4d/W.G. McC" Manuscript Provisional (SG MP2), CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, "Pd -1/4d/W.G. McC" Manuscript Provisional (SG MP2)CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, "Pd -1/4d/W.G. McC" Manuscript Provisional (SG MP2). In red on unsealed local cover, "George Town Grand Cayman Oc 16 08" circular datestamp (Ty. 4) applied over the endorsement, Very Fine, in October 1908 manuscript provisionals were used when a there was a shortage of -1/4p stamps to pay the printed matter rate, ex Green and Maisel, SG value

£ 250
0
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953
og
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 953, Cayman Islands thru CeylonCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, -1/2p and 1p on 5sh Provisional Surcharges (18-19; SG 18-19), CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, -1/2p and 1p on 5sh Provisional Surcharges (18-19; SG 18-19)CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, -1/2p and 1p on 5sh Provisional Surcharges (18-19; SG 18-19). Lightly hinged, bright colors, Fine-Very Fine, both with 1960 B.P.A. certificates, SG £575

675
250
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954
ogbl
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 954, Cayman Islands thru CeylonCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1907-08, -1/2p on 5sh Provisional Surcharge (18; SG 18), CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1907-08, -1/2p on 5sh Provisional Surcharge (18; SG 18)CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1907-08, -1/2p on 5sh Provisional Surcharge (18; SG 18). Block of four, Mint N.H. except top left stamp faintly hinged, fresh colors, left stamps each with small trivial natural gum crease, Fine-Very Fine, a very scarce and handsome block, catalogue values are as hinged singles, SG £1,200

1,300
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955
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 955, Cayman Islands thru CeylonCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1907, 1p on 5sh Vermilion & Green, Dented Frame (19c; SG 19c), CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1907, 1p on 5sh Vermilion & Green, Dented Frame (19c; SG 19c)CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1907, 1p on 5sh Vermilion & Green, Dented Frame (19c; SG 19c). Position 1/6 of the left pane, subsequent to the issuance of the certificate, a piece of clear tape has adhered to the face of the stamp, no more than eighteen examples can exist, with clear 1993 B.P.A. certificate, SG £4,750

4,500
100
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956
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 956, Cayman Islands thru CeylonCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, 2-1/2p on 4p Brown & Blue, Provisional Surcharge (20; SG 35), CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, 2-1/2p on 4p Brown & Blue, Provisional Surcharge (20; SG 35)CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, 2-1/2p on 4p Brown & Blue, Provisional Surcharge (20; SG 35). Minor h.r., well-centered, rich colors, trivial natural gum corner crease, a Very Fine example of the key stamp of the colony, with 1949 B.P.A. certificate, SG £1,800

2,000
900
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957
og
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 957, Cayman Islands thru CeylonCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1907, 1p on 4p Black & Red on Yellow, Provisional Surcharge (20 footnote; SG 35 footnote), CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1907, 1p on 4p Black & Red on Yellow, Provisional Surcharge (20 footnote; SG 35 footnote)CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1907, 1p on 4p Black & Red on Yellow, Provisional Surcharge (20 footnote; SG 35 footnote). Top selvage single, bright colors, Very Fine, SG £250

300
160
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958
TC
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 958, Cayman Islands thru CeylonCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1921, 4-1/2p Blue Trial Color Proof on Stamp Paper (57TC; SG 76TC), CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1921, 4-1/2p Blue Trial Color Proof on Stamp Paper (57TC; SG 76TC)CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1921, 4-1/2p Blue Trial Color Proof on Stamp Paper (57TC; SG 76TC). Top sheet-margin block of four, showing double border line and plate registration marks, rich color, creasing mostly in the right pair, Very Fine appearance, ex Maisel

E. 200-300
0
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959
S
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 959, Cayman Islands thru CeylonCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1932, -1/4p-10sh Centenary, Perforated Specimen (69S-80S; SG 84s-95s), CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1932, -1/4p-10sh Centenary, Perforated Specimen (69S-80S; SG 84s-95s)CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1932, -1/4p-10sh Centenary, Perforated Specimen (69S-80S; SG 84s-95s). Some with small h.r., brilliant colors throughout, Fine-Very Fine, SG £600

575
275
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960
og
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 960, Cayman Islands thru CeylonCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1917, 1-1/2p on 2-1/2p Ultramarine, War Tax (MR4; SG 55), CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1917, 1-1/2p on 2-1/2p Ultramarine, War Tax (MR4; SG 55)CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1917, 1-1/2p on 2-1/2p Ultramarine, War Tax (MR4; SG 55). Small h.r., wonderfully bright and fresh, Very Fine, with 1967 R.P.S. certificate, SG £750

850
350
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961
c
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 961, Cayman Islands thru CeylonCEYLON, 1857, 6p Plum, Blued Paper (2; SG 1), CEYLON, 1857, 6p Plum, Blued Paper (2; SG 1)CEYLON, 1857, 6p Plum, Blued Paper (2; SG 1). Single, just touched at right and bottom, along with singles of 1857-59 1p and 2p (3-4; SG 2-3), tied by oval bar cancel to Yorkshire, England, "via Marseilles" directive and London Paid marking, "Colombo Steamer Letter, MR 29, 1858" datestamp and arrival backstamp

FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE THREE COLOR FRANKING INCLUDING THE SCARCE 1857 6-PENCE ON BLUED PAPER TO PAY THE 9-PENCE RATE VIA MARSEILLES.

Ex Medina

E. 1,500-2,000
800
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